We Have Eternity

We Have Eternity

December 6, 1941 “Wow, you look handsome!” Sam Reed smoothed his dress whites, clicked his heels and saluted for the benefit of his little sister. “Like ’em?” “They’re the bees’ knees!” He reached down to tousle her curls. “Thanks, Bonnie. Now, I just hope I can keep...
Christmas Coffee Break

Christmas Coffee Break

Coffee. She needed coffee. Garner grabbed the pole nearest her as the subway slid into motion and mourned that her coffee hand was empty. Unlike about twenty others crammed up beside her. Seasoned New Yorkers, they were juggling portfolios, attaché cases, handbags,...
High School Reunion

High School Reunion

The trees were burnished gold outside her window. Beyond the road, Jenna could see the cornstalks drying in the late autumn sun. It was a gorgeous October day.       She stuffed another sweater in the suitcase and grimaced as she zipped it shut. Packing light was a...
The Day Macbeth Escaped

The Day Macbeth Escaped

Macbeth was gone. Someone must have forgotten to latch the lid.       Katrin was taking a dog-eared library card from a 1st grader when her peripheral vision caught a glimpse of the empty case. Her first thought was to bolt from her chair, but she squashed the urge...
the blessing of not being chosen

the blessing of not being chosen

Feelings of inadequacy and rejection are some of the most painful in human experience. And all of us have been acquainted with them. How we process them matters. Our disappointments don’t have to define us. This guest article is one that I asked my eldest...

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